Thanksgiving - November 26, 2009.

If you ask someone "What is Thanksgiving," the answers you get will depend largely on whom you ask!

American Thanksgiving is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November. This year Thanksgiving will fall on Thursday November 26, 2009.

The custom of celebrating Thanksgiving, an annual celebration held after the harvest began around 1621 when the Pilgrims fulfilled a successful and bountiful harvest in the New World.

3 things you should know about Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving was the only time the Europeans were actually given land by the Native Americans
It was only through the giving nature of the Native Americans that the Europeans survived
Enjoy the holiday, but remember the Native Americans at this time.

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